Discography of Sir Arthur Sullivan:
Part-Songs, Carols, etc.
Sullivan's output of part-songs and carols, while nowhere near as voluminous as his output of hymns and solo songs, shows his mastery of harmonized choral writing.
Most of these items, unfortunately, have not been recorded. As the Discography grows over time, the items below will hyper-link to the applicable recordings.
Music and MIDI files for most of the part-songs are available in the G&S Archive.
- Madrigal, "O lady dear", 1857, unpub.
- "It was a lover and his lass" (Shakespeare), performed at the Royal Academy of Music, 1857, unpub.
- "Fair daffodils" (Herrick), 1857, pub. 1903
- "Seaside thoughts", 1857, pub. 1904
- "The last night of the year" (H. F. Chorley), pub. 1863
- "When love and beauty (H. F. Chorley), from The Sapphire Necklace, pub. 1898
- "O hush thee, my babie" (Scott), pub. 1867
- "The rainy day" (Longfellow), pub. 1867
- Seven Part-Songs, pub. 1868, comprising:
- "All this night" (trad. carol), pub. 1870
- Five Sacred Part-Songs, pub. 1871
- "Upon the snow-clad earth" (trad. carol), pub. 1883
- "Hark! what mean those holy voices?" (trad. carol), pub. 1883
- "Wreaths for our graves" (L. F. Massey), pub. 1898